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The conchologist's text-book : embracing the arrangements of Lamarck and Linnaeus, with a glossary of technical terms


Published 1833
Topics Mollusks, Shells
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"It is stated by R.W. Griswold, in the International monthly magazine, Oct. 1850, that The conchologist's first book, by Edgar A. Poe (Philadelphia, 1839) is a copy, nearly verbatim, of this book" --NUC pre-56, v. 79, p. 364-365

Plates signed: T. Brown del.; R. Scott sc

Includes index

SCNHRB has 2 copies (formerly MOLLRB)

SCNHRB c. 1 (39088013484415) has plates bound between p. x and p. [1] (2nd group)

SCNHRB c. 1 has bookplate: Ex libris William Healey Dall, Division of Mollusks Sectional Library. Stamped on front free endpaper and t.p.: Division of Mollusks Sectional Library

SCNHRB c. 1 has original printed pink paperboard binding with publisher's advertisements on back cover; spine repaired with clear tape; housed in an archival cardboard box

SCNHRB c. 2 (39088013484423) has plates bound at end of volume

SCNHRB c. 2 has bookplate: Smithsonian Institution Libraries. Bequest of S. Stillman Berry. Gift of Clyde Roper

SCNHRB c. 2 has stamps on front pastedown endpaper: Williams' Library, Cheltenham; S. Stillman Berry ... Redlands, California, 3.XII.1962

SCNHRB c. 2 has inscribed in ink on front free endpaper: J.S. Elliott

SCNHRB c. 2 has bibliographical annotations in pen and ink on front free endpapers

SCNHRB c. 2 has original printed pink paperboard binding with publisher's advertisements on back cover; housed in archival cardboard box


Publisher Glasgow : Archibald Fullarton & Co. ; Edinburgh : Maclachlan & Stewart ; Dublin : W. Curry Jun. ; London : W.S. Orr
Pages 230
Language English
Call number 39088013484423
Digitizing sponsor Smithsonian Libraries
Book contributor Smithsonian Libraries
Collection biodiversity; americana
Notes Cullman Library (rare book)

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